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Patriarch Patronus

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

The first time I met my future (and current) husband, we were amazed by how parallel our lives had been up to that point in time. Both of our fathers had been in the Army when we were born; hence, we were both born outside of our home country (Texas), on foreign (Yankee) soil. Both […]

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Make a Strong Finish

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

On Wednesday, I wrote about using Three Strikes to keep myself moving forward to the end of my first draft. It worked. In fact, I met all my writing goals this week. I’m not going to belabor the point too much. In a horse race, there are appropriate times to keep the horse from giving […]

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Three Strikes

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

“Strike three!” I need an umpire to stand beside my desk and look over my shoulder. When I reach the third time reading through a scene, he would yell, “You’re OUT!” Write it, read it through, change this and that, read it through again, change this and that, read it through, fix the stupid stuff…. […]

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Write with Intent

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

  Writing must be driven by intent to reach excellence. Writing with intent means understanding why you write and staying attuned to that purpose. Know Your Intent Knowing your purpose is not the same as having a goal. Ask yourself, “Why do I write?” Be assured, this answer will change over time. My reason for […]

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Shattered, Ready for Transformation

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

I spent the last half of the week at the 2012 ACFW Conference in Dallas, and I came away feeling shattered. The conference was well-attended and well planned. The speakers for the conference were top-notch, experienced writers and editors, and I feel as though I’ve made many friends within the organization. So, why do I […]

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